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Major Feasts

Dormition of the Theotokos, After-feast, Stichera at "O Lord, I have cried" (Aug 16)

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Vesperal Stichera at "O Lord, I have cried"

These are sung for the After-feast of the Dormition of the Theotokos, August 16th, Prosomoion "With what fair crowns."  "We who are vain and vile . . . ."

Presentation (Meeting) of our Lord in the Temple-After Feast, Stichera at the Aposticha at Vespers

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Vesperal Stichera at the Aposticha

These stichera and verses are for February 3rd, the After-Feast of the Presentation (Meeting) of our Lord in the Temple, Prosomoion "O house of Ephratha."  "Christ Savior on this day . . . ."

Presentation (Meeting) of our Lord in the Temple-After Feast, Stichera at "O Lord, I have cried" (Feb 3)

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Vesperal Stichera at "O Lord, I have cried"

These are sung for February 3rd, the After-feast of the Presentation (Meeting) of our Lord in the Temple, Prosomoion "Thou art the joy."  "Now the Creator of all things and our Deliverer . . . ."

Presentation (Meeting) of our Lord in the Temple, Doxa (Glory & Both now) at "O Lord, I have cried"

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Presentation (Meeting) of our Lord in the Temple (Feb 2)

Doxasticon (Glory/Both now) for "O Lord, I have cried" for the Presentation of our Lord in the Temple, February 2nd.  "Today let the gate of heaven be opened . . . ."

Presentation (Meeting) of our Lord in the Temple, Megalynarion (Hymn to the Theotokos-choral)

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Presentation (Meeting) of our Lord in the Temple (Feb 2)

This is the choral version of the Megalynarion (Hymn to the Theotokos) in the Divine Liturgy for the Presentaton of our Lord in the Temple, February 2nd.  "O Virgin Theotokos . . . O faithful, let us magnify . . . ."

Presentation (Meeting) of our Lord in the Temple, Entrance Hymn

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Presentation (Meeting) of our Lord in the Temple (Feb 2)

The Entrance Hymn for the Presentation (Meeting) of our Lord in the Temple, February 2nd.  "The Lord hath made known His salvation . . . Save us, O Son of God, who wast borne in the arms of righteous Simeon . . . ."  If this Feast falls on a Sunday, sing "Who art risen from the dead . . . ."  Updated 1/12/18.

Presentation (Meeting) of our Lord in the Temple, Second Antiphon in Liturgy

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Presentation (Meeting) of our Lord in the Temple (Feb 2)

This is the Second Antiphon, with verses, in the Divine Liturgy for the Presentation (Meeting) of our Lord in the temple, February 2nd.  "Save us, O Son of God, who wast borne in the arms of righteous Simeon . . . ."   Updated 1/12/18.

Presentation (Meeting) of our Lord in the Temple, First Antiphon in Liturgy

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Presentation (Meeting) of our Lord in the Temple (Feb 2)

This is the First Antiphon, with verses, in the Divine Liturgy for the Presentation of our Lord in the Temple, February 2nd.

Presentation (Meeting) of our Lord in the Temple, Doxa (Glory & Both now) at the Praises

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Presentation (Meeting) of our Lord in the Temple (Feb 2)

The Doxastikon (Glory & Both now) at the Praises for the Presentation of our Lord in the Temple, February 2nd.  "O Christ God, who willed today . . . ."

Presentation (Meeting) of our Lord in the Temple, Festal Troparia after Psalm 50

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Presentation (Meeting) of our Lord in the Temple (Feb 2)

These troparia are sung after Psalm 50 in Orthros.  "Glory . . . Through the intercessions of the Theotokos . . . Both now . . . (repeat) . . . Have mercy . . . Today let the gate of heaven be opened . . . ."

Theophany (Epiphany) of our Lord, Entrance Hymn (for a Sunday)

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Theophany (Epiphany) of our Lord (Jan 6)

This is the Entrance Hymn for Theophany (Epiphany), January 6th, when it falls on a Sunday.  "Blessed is He that cometh . . . God is the Lord . . . who art risen from the dead . . . ."

Theophany (Epiphany) of our Lord, Glory at the Praises

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Theophany (Epiphany) of our Lord (Jan 6)

This is the Glory only at the Praises for Theophany (Epiphany).  "Our Savior, Who putteth on light like a robe . . . ."

Theophany (Epiphany) of our Lord, Glory/Both Now at the Aposticha

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Theophany (Epiphany) of our Lord (Jan 6)

The Doxastikon (Glory/Both now) at the Aposticha for Theophany (Epiphany), January 6th.  "Verily, the shining lamp, born of a barren woman . . . ."

Theophany (Epiphany) of our Lord, Glory at "O Lord, I have cried"

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Theophany (Epiphany) of our Lord (Jan 6)

This is the Glory only at "O Lord, I have cried" for Theophany.  "Thou didst bow Thy head to the Forerunner . . . ."

Theophany (Epiphany) of our Lord, Megalynarion (Hymn to the Theotokos-chant)

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Theophany (Epiphany) of our Lord (Jan 6)

This is a chant version for the Megalynarion in the Divine Liturgy for the Feast of Theophany (Epiphany).  "O my soul, magnify her . . . Every tongue is at a loss . . . ."

Theophany (Epiphany) of our Lord, Both Now at the Praises

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Theophany (Epiphany) of our Lord (Jan 6)

The Theotokion (Both now) at the Praises on the Feast of Theophany (Epiphany), January 6th.  "Today Christ is come to be baptized . . . ."

Theophany (Epiphany) of our Lord, Festal Troparia after Psalm 50

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Theophany (Epiphany) of our Lord (Jan 6)

These are the Troparia sung after Psalm 50 in Orthros for the Feast of Theophany (Epiphany), January 6th.  "Glory . . . Let all the universe rejoice . . . Both now . . . Let all the universe rejoice . . . Have mercy . . . God the Word appeared in the flesh to mankind . . . ."

Theophany (Epiphany) of our Lord, Prokeimenon at Orthros

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Theophany (Epiphany) of our Lord (Jan 6)

This Prokeimenon is sung at Orthros for the Feast of Theophany (Epiphany), January 6th.  "The sea beheld and fled; Jordan turned back."

Theophany (Epiphany) of our Lord, Communion Hymn

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Theophany (Epiphany) of our Lord (Jan 6)

The Communion Hymn for the Feast of Theophany (Epiphany), January 6th.  "The grace of God that bringeth salvation hath appeared to all men. Alleluia."

Theophany (Epiphany) of our Lord, Megalynarion (Hymn to the Theotokos-choral)

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Theophany (Epiphany) of our Lord (Jan 6)

The Megalynarion (Hymn to the Theotokos) for the Feast of Theophany (Epiphany), January 6th.  "O my soul, magnify her, who is more honorable . . . Every tongue is at a loss . . . ."  (Verily, all tongues . . . .)

Theophany (Epiphany) of our Lord, Entrance Hymn

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Theophany (Epiphany) of our Lord (Jan 6)

The Entrance Hymn in the Divine Liturgy for the Feast of Theophany (Epiphany), January 6th.  "Blessed is He that cometh in the Name of the Lord . . . ."

Theophany (Epiphany) of our Lord, Second Antiphon in Liturgy

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Theophany (Epiphany) of our Lord (Jan 6)

This is the Second Antiphon sung in the Divine Liturgy for the Feast of Theophany (Epiphany), January 6th.  "Save us, O Son of God, who wast baptized in the Jordan . . . ."

Theophany (Epiphany) of our Lord, First Antiphon in Liturgy

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Theophany (Epiphany) of our Lord (Jan 6)

This is the First Antiphon with verses sung in the Divine Liturgy for the Feast of Theophany (Epiphany), January 6th.  "Through the intercessions of the Theotokos . . . ."

Theophany (Epiphany) of our Lord, Stichera at the Praises (6)

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Theophany (Epiphany) of our Lord (Jan 6)

These are the six stichera and verses for the Praises on the Feast of Theophany (Epiphany), January 6th.  "Christ our God who is Light of Light . . . ."

Theophany (Epiphany) of our Lord, Troparion after 2nd 3 OT Readings

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Theophany (Epiphany) of our Lord (Jan 6)

This troparion is sung with its stichoi (verses) and Refrain after the second set of three Old Testament Readings in Vespers. "Thou didst appear, O our Savior . . . ."

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